- either of two liliaceous plants, Narthecium ossifragum of Europe or N. americanum of North America, that grow in boggy places and have small yellow flowers and grasslike
Example Sentences Including 'bog asphodel'
A small valley bog holds bog asphodel where meadow thistle, ragged-Robin, marsh-marigold, lesser spearwort and petty whin are also abundant.
A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage
The vestiges of West Cork's distinct flora are evident -- royal ferns, bog asphodel and sundews.
The Australian (2004)
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